Harry J. Warren
Harry J. Warren
|Member of the North Carolina House of Representatives|
from the 77th district
|Assumed office |
|Preceded by||Lorene T. Coates|
|Born||May 31, 1950|
East Liverpool, Ohio
|Residence||Salisbury, North Carolina|
|Occupation||Human resource specialist|
Harry Joseph Warren (born May 31, 1950 in East Liverpool, Ohio) is a Human Resource Specialist and Republican member of the North Carolina House of Representatives representing the 77th district which includes part of Rowan County, North Carolina.
Warren graduated from Kent State University in 1972 with a bachelor's degree in Political Science. In 1969, he married the former Beverly Rizer. They were married for 20 years and had 4 children together. He is currently married to Catherine Warren. He has six children total.
Before election to the NC House of Representatives, Warren worked as a Human Resources Specialist for Tar Heel Capital Corp., one of the largest Wendy's restaurant franchises. He is a member of First United Methodist Church in Salisbury, North Carolina.
Warren was Chairman of the House Select Committee on the State's Role in Immigration Policy and Vice-Chairman of the Government committee.
In 2010, Harry Warren defeated school teacher Lauren Raper in the Republican primary. He then faced incumbent Democrat Lorene T. Coates in the general election. Less than 200 votes separated the candidates on election day. Because of this, losing candidate Lorene Coates asked for a recount. After the recount, Harry Warren was confirmed the victor.
|Democratic||Lorene T. Coates||8,951||49.54|
Warren faced no primary challenge. He went on to meet retired minister Bill Battermann (who also was unopposed in Democratic primary) in the general election. Warren defeated Battermann 61% to 38%.
|Democratic||William H. Battermann||13,226||38.13|
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